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Re: Organization
« Reply #15 on: December 31, 2013, 09:07:27 AM »



Panoramic shot of the basement. Garage still needs to be worked on desperately.

What do you have your grain stored in?
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Re: Organization
« Reply #16 on: December 31, 2013, 10:31:52 AM »
Something I always keep in mind when I am organizing anything is the flow or sequence of the work.  In other words, when I use something determines where it goes.

A great example of this on a macro level is the new brewery in town (balebreaker.com).  They organized the inside of the brewery to operate in a clockwise fashion: malt deliveries/silo on the South side, just inside that south wall going North is the MT, LT, BK,.  Then the fermenters along the North wall heading East, packaging along the East wall and finally cold storage/shipping is back at the South side.
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Re: Organization
« Reply #17 on: January 01, 2014, 02:36:08 AM »
What do you have your grain stored in?

Looks to be some of the same containers I have some of my grain in: Vittle Vault II
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Re: Organization
« Reply #18 on: January 01, 2014, 06:53:13 AM »
Awesome. Thanks Drew.
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Re: Organization
« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2014, 05:56:06 AM »
What do you have your grain stored in?

Looks to be some of the same containers I have some of my grain in: Vittle Vault II

Yep. Vittle Vaults.

I just ordered a 25CF chest freezer to hold all of those kegs too. I gotta get the current kegerator out of the garage, it's crampin my style.

Once I get the sour beer area done and the chest freezer up and running, I'll post back.
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Re: Organization
« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2014, 06:43:32 AM »
Something I always keep in mind when I am organizing anything is the flow or sequence of the work.  In other words, when I use something determines where it goes.

A great example of this on a macro level is the new brewery in town (balebreaker.com).  They organized the inside of the brewery to operate in a clockwise fashion: malt deliveries/silo on the South side, just inside that south wall going North is the MT, LT, BK,.  Then the fermenters along the North wall heading East, packaging along the East wall and finally cold storage/shipping is back at the South side.
Bale breaker is good stuff. Still not used to craft cans yet, call me old fashioned. But their brewery looks cool. Beautiful setting! One cute owner too lol

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Re: Organization
« Reply #21 on: January 07, 2014, 06:49:11 AM »
What do you have your grain stored in?

Looks to be some of the same containers I have some of my grain in: Vittle Vault II

Yep. Vittle Vaults.

I just ordered a 25CF chest freezer to hold all of those kegs too. I gotta get the current kegerator out of the garage, it's crampin my style.

Once I get the sour beer area done and the chest freezer up and running, I'll post back.

Cool setup Amanda!

I've decided that instead of going pro I'm just going to go crazy. My three year plan is a dedicated 24x24 brew shop with a walkway bridge to a yurt tasting room. Lots of room for walk in temp control and storage. Wood stove in the yurt and a couple 4 tap keezers steam punk styled.

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Re: Organization
« Reply #22 on: January 07, 2014, 09:56:36 AM »
I'd post a picture, but it looks like a homebrew shop, woodworking shop, and kayak shop all vomited in the garage.
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Re: Organization
« Reply #23 on: January 07, 2014, 10:14:13 AM »
I'd post a picture, but it looks like a homebrew shop, woodworking shop, and kayak shop all vomited in the garage.

That basically describes my brewery/shop.  8^)

Very nice looking setup you have there Amanda!

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Re: Organization
« Reply #24 on: January 07, 2014, 10:41:38 AM »
Nice setup Amanda!

Organization is key to brewday efficiency. A stich in time saves nine as the old addage goes. I try to keep everything in the same place. I use vittle vaults for my grain and an upright freezer for hops. I keep all of my hoses together, as well as all of the fermenters and carboys. I think I could be more organized, but just need to find more time to get more organized.
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Re: Organization
« Reply #25 on: January 07, 2014, 04:30:15 PM »
I actually might get some organization in my brewing life soon. Out housemates recently moved out so the 'spare' room is spare again and I have dibs on half of it. so I'll at least have a place to store my gear other than the 8 square feet in the garage that was previously mine.
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Re: Organization
« Reply #26 on: January 19, 2014, 07:46:40 PM »
John Blichmann wrote an excellent article on designing your homebrewery space in the November 2012 issue of Brew Your Own.

While Google searching I also found a Powerpoint presentation by John that incorporates a lot of the photos from the BYO article.

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Re: Organization
« Reply #27 on: January 19, 2014, 08:15:38 PM »
John Blichmann wrote an excellent article on designing your homebrewery space in the November 2012 issue of Brew Your Own.

While Google searching I also found a Powerpoint presentation by John that incorporates a lot of the photos from the BYO article.

Links?
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Re: Organization
« Reply #28 on: January 20, 2014, 06:48:28 AM »
John Blichmann wrote an excellent article on designing your homebrewery space in the November 2012 issue of Brew Your Own.

While Google searching I also found a Powerpoint presentation by John that incorporates a lot of the photos from the BYO article.

Links?
John did a presentation at the 2010 NHC.
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Re: Organization
« Reply #29 on: January 20, 2014, 09:33:36 AM »
That's an excellent presentation. Gave me some ideas. ;)
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